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School's Out Charters offers small group and exclusive boat tours on Cayuga Lake. We specialize in Winery Tours! This is the ultimate way to enjoy the wineries. No crowded cattle buses, no traffic, just a leisurely cruise on the lake combined with...more
1 Lansing Park Rd Slip 40, Ithaca, NY 14882-9102
+1 607-280-3538
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

All of the reviews are correct, this is a great way to enjoy the day. Captain Mike is friendly, knowledgeable, and entertaining. We even experienced a storm while on the tour and the boat and captain handled it without a problem. The tastings are very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The wine cruise was one of the highlights of our Finger Lake vacation. Captain Mike is very knowledgeable about the lake, he shared history and fun facts about Lake Cayuga. We enjoyed a tasty and relaxing lunch from the Busy Bee Market on the boat....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this while researching our first kid free trip ever. WHAT AN AMAZING FIND! We had an absolute blast and for the money, felt it was worth it. We arrived at the dock. On time, which for us doesn't happen alot. And were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank joy4unsteve
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I received a gift certificate for this for my birthday and not being much of a wine drinker, I was a little hesitant. We arrived at the boat and were greeted by Captain Mike. We all signed waivers and placed our orders for lunch (an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

What a beautiful and fun wine cruise to three very good wineries: Treeleaven, Bright Leaf, and Sheldrake Point! Bright Leaf, a new winery, may have been our favorite and provided a chocolate pairing. A pairing with meat and cheese was also very tasty at Sheldrake...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Captain Mike was fun and helpful. We had a great time and the boat was super nice! We brought a bottle of wine and enjoyed the sunset. Loved it. I plan to take my family next time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hannah T
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Captain Mike was so accommodating and provided us with a great tour of some of the local wineries. The boat was some comfy and clean. We couldn't have asked for a better day.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Dawn D
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Relaxing day's end sail on Cayuga Lake... Captain Mike was skilled, knowledgeable and easy on the eyes! The charter allows passengers to bring food and drink aboard... they provide a cooler, ice and cups. Mother Nature provides a spectacular sunset... no filter needed!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Pineapplepalm
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Captain Mike is the best. Having grown up on Lake Cayuga, he knows many stories of the scenic coastline and waters. We went on two trips-the winery tour and the sunset cruise. Both were excellent. Not being boat people, we were apprehensive at first, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Great Cayuga lake wine tour with Captain Rick. Went on to three wineries and each had great customer service and good wines. The lake is beautiful and the ride enjoyable. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2017
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